Māori › James Bruce Born 8 March 1880 - Died 12 April 1902 PDF Key details Service number6035 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankTrooper AWMM New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 8th Contingent AWMM WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Otago's fallen soldiers during the Boer War 1899-1902 Roll [possibly published in the Otago Times] - … View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames AWMM SurnameBruce AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number6035 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth8 March 1880 Noel Smith Research Project Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Phoenix Mills, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationGeorge Bruce, Phoenix Mills, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number6035 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentUnknown AWMM Tailor/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsPre WW1 Vessel was Cornwall AWMM Trooper AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM Railway accident AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankTrooper AWMM New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 8th Contingent AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Father was named George Bruce. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death12 April 1902 AWMM Machavie, South Africa AWMM 12 April 1902 Noel Smith Research Project Age 23 AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Death notes CemeteryKierksdrop Cemetery AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRanfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Otago, South African (Boer) War Memorial, Dunedin Oval, Dunedin AWMM Roll of Honour Remember James Bruce by laying a poppy. Hugh Smith Bruce Ian Robert Murray Bruce James Bruce James Alexander Bruce James Alexander Bruce Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Bruce Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects The Veteran : official publication of the South African War Veterans' Association… Library / Pictorial › publication Christchurch, New Zealand ; Hamilton, New Zealand UB359.N5 VET Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introduction Further Reference Ministry for Culture and Heritage, New Zealand History online. Langverwacht Hill Memorial. http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/langverwacht-hill-memorial Further Reference Military Personnel File https://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20518933&digital=yes Further Reference DocumentsAppendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives. 1902. H.6. Nominal Roll AWMM Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.